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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# tries

This year
# Analysis
Sheehan's set-piece stunner, Conan's offload, and the Grand Slam-sealing tries
Ireland came up with some clinical scores when they needed them most.
# Analysis
Bealham's classy touch, Schmidt's classic loop, and Ireland's inspiration
Andy Farrell’s men scored a brilliant try off a goal-line drop-out against France.
Last year
Analysis: POC's pack give perfect platform for Irish attack to shred the Kiwis
Josh van der Flier, Hugo Keenan, Robbie Henshaw, and Rob Herring all dotted down for Ireland.
# big game player
Tadhg Beirne went to a phenomenal place to help Ireland seal the series
The Munster man delivered some massive moments in the endgame.
All time
# Analysis
Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape
Andy Farrell’s side scored nine tries as they dismantled Japan in Dublin.
# the miracle match
When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park
Alan Gaffney’s men were on the brink of a pool-stage exit in the Heineken Cup.
# Attack
'We're getting closer and closer to scoring good tries' - Munster's Farrell
The southern province need to fire in attack as they face a huge challenge in Paris on Sunday.
# early kill
Analysis: The incredible ruck-to-try ratio from the World Cup quarter-finals
Performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the try-scoring trends from last weekend’s action.
# Genius of Joe
Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.
# clinical
Analysis: Two clever Keith Earls tries seal Munster's place in the semi-finals
There was intelligence in the build-up to both scores from Johann van Graan’s team.
# Looking Up
'I'm not expecting to score eight tries this year' - Stockdale stays grounded
The 22-year-old Ireland wing enjoyed a remarkable 2018.
# reverse
Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.
# tries
Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'
Ireland were adaptive and intelligent in taking their two tries on Saturday in Melbourne.
# Try Machine
How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record
The 22-year-old talks us through each of his tries during Ireland’s Grand Slam run.
# Positive Play
World Rugby approves trial of nine-point converted tries in Australia
The Western Force are looking to bring a little more excitement to the game this year.
# Complete
Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries
Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.
# Style of Play
Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots
Ciara Griffin and her team were very impressive in their victory over Wales two weekends ago.
# Super Rugby
The Kiwi Super Rugby sides are now 11-0 against the Australians this year
Catch all the highlights from the Crusaders’ win over the Waratahs this morning.
# Data
Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?
Joe Schmidt’s side are heavily reliant on their lineout as a source for their scores.
# Defence
Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks
Ireland are eager to improve their defensive performance against the All Blacks.
# History makers
Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?
The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.
# Talent
'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'
Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.
# meat pies
The Top 10 tries by New Zealand's Super Rugby teams are a delight
The Kiwi franchises produced plenty of stunning attack in the 2016 campaign.
# Unstoppable
Analysis: Connacht's sensational attack brings them Pro12 glory
We’ve picked apart each of the western province’s three tries in the Pro12 final.
# Try time
Connacht maul to the top, Olding marks his comeback and all the Pro12 highlights you may have missed
Not to mention Big Rodney’s try and a thriller between Ospreys and Glasgow.
# Under the posts
From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015
That was quite a year for world rugby.
# wing play
Dave Kearney waiting patiently for Ireland chances out wide
The Ireland wing talks hitting rucks, holding width, decoys and Joe Schmidt’s ongoing demands.
# fez-esque
Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays
Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.
# prop life
There was a brilliant Wallabies' front row try against the All Blacks
Sekope Kepu showed some beautiful footwork to score.
# Exiles
Sexton tastes defeat in Parisian derby as Morris scores for the Tigers
Here’s how the Irishmen based in France and England got on over the weekend.
# clinical
Analysis: Leinster's missed try chances must be taken against Toulon
Matt O’Connor’s side will need to make great strides of progress before facing the Top 14 giants.
# Forza Irlanda
Ireland U20s off to impressive Six Nations start with seven-try win in Italy
Nigel Carolan’s men mastered the testing conditions in Biella to outclass the home side.
# Try time
Leinster talk down bonus-point focus ahead of tie with out-of-form Castres
Matt O’Connor admits five match points is ‘the ideal’ but says his side need to concentrate on simply winning.
# Try time
Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014
From Francois Hougaard to Beauden Barrett, we take you on a try-scoring odyssey.
# Superb Start
Analysis: Ireland's first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies
We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.
# big issues
5 talking points after Ireland run six tries past Georgia in Dublin
Sloppy first-half, floodgates opening, Madigan’s display and the less experienced faces.
# Jigsaw
Analysis: Ruddock and Bowe tries typical of Schmidt-era Ireland
We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to break down the intricacies of Ireland’s tries on Saturday.
# back on track
D'Arcy in superb form as Leinster run four tries past Cardiff
Matt O’Connor’s men returned to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat to Connacht.
# tries
Simon Zebo's hat-trick and all the rest of the weekend's Pro12 highlights
Catch up on all the scores as Connacht secured third position on the league table.
# entertainment
Law variations lead to heavy try-scoring in Australia's new NRC competition
Two-point penalties and three-point conversions are chief among the changes.